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Secondary Education - Biology / Science

To be admitted into a teacher education program that leads to a baccalaureate degree, students will either have to pass the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (CORE) - (formerly Praxis I) examination prior to transferring (if required) OR have scored at least a 21 composite ACT equivalent (consult chosen transfer college for specifics).
Education Pathway

Program Curriculum

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

FIRST YEAR:
First Semester
  • English Composition I ENG 1113
  • College Algebra MAT 1313
  • General Biology I BIO 1134
  • General Chemistry I CHE 1214
Total 14 Hours
Second Semester
  • English Composition II ENG 1123
  • Trigonometry MAT 1323
  • General Biology II BIO 1144
  • General Chemistry II CHE 1224
  • Public Speaking I SPT/COM 1113
Total 17 Hours
SECOND YEAR:
First Semester
  • General Physics I PHY 2414
  • General Psychology PSY 1513
  • Personal & Community Health HPR 1213
  • *History Elective (3)
  • *Literature Elective (3)
Total 16 Hours
Second Semester
  • Microbiology BIO 2924
  • *Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
  • **Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • *Elective (3)
  • *Elective (3)
Total 16 Hours
*Consult with your chosen transfer university/college to determine changes to this curriculum.

**ART 1113 Art Appreciation or MUS 1113 Music Appreciation
Enrollment in a minimum of 15 hours each semester is recommended for eligibility for state aid, institutional scholarships, and the tuition break.